Marta Krawiec obituary

Marta Krawiec, who has died aged 41 after being involved in a traffic collision as she cycled to work at the Evelina London children’s hospital, was a paediatric doctor and child allergist. She had moved to London from Warsaw to develop her career in child health.

Born in 1980 in Kielce, southern Poland, to Ewa and Adam Krawiec, Marta grew up in Skierniewice, attending the Bolesław Prus high school and, after school each day, the Fryderyk Chopin State Music School in Sochaczew. She then trained at the Medical University of Warsaw and completed a PhD there on the treatment of asthma and rhinitis in children.

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